Arambaré

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Arambaré
Municipality
Beach in Arambaré
Beach in Arambaré
Flag of Arambaré
Coat of arms of Arambaré
Nickname(s): 
Capital das Figueiras
Locator map of Arambaré in Rio Grande do Sul.svg
Coordinates: 30°54′54″S 51°29′52″W / 30.91500°S 51.49778°W / -30.91500; -51.49778
CountryBrazil
StateRio Grande do Sul
MesoregionMetropolitana de Porto Alegre[1]
MicroregionCamaquã[1]
FoundedMarch 20, 1992
Government
 • MayorJoselena Maria Becker Scherer (PDT)
Area
 • Total519.124 km2 (200.435 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2020 [2])
 • Total3,562
 • Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone-3
HDI0.743[3]
GDPR$ 39,253,000[4]
GDP per capitaR$8,770.00

Arambaré is a municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is bordered by Tapes on the north, Camaquã on the west and south, and Lagoa dos Patos on the east. It is at km 396 of the BR-116, 33 km from Camaquã. It is 156 km from Porto Alegre.

Arambaré, in Guarani, means "priest who shines light." Its origin was the Tape people, who populated the Lagoa dos Patos coast. Later the place was known as Barra do Velhaco and Paraguaçu. Dunas da Lua de Natal and Prainha are two of the baths found in the city.

In summer, tourism is the most important industry. The rural area is known for its rice and livestock.

The city is well known for its Carnaval, when thousands of tourists visit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Divisão Territorial do Brasil". Divisão Territorial do Brasil e Limites Territoriais. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 1 July 2008. Retrieved 11 October 2008.
  2. ^ IBGE 2020
  3. ^ "Ranking decrescente do IDH-M dos municípios do Brasil". Atlas do Desenvolvimento Humano. Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD). 2000. Archived from the original on 3 October 2009. Retrieved 11 October 2008.
  4. ^ "Produto Interno Bruto dos Municípios 2002-2005" (PDF). Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE). 19 December 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2008. Retrieved 11 October 2008.

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Coordinates: 30°55′S 51°29′W / 30.917°S 51.483°W / -30.917; -51.483